Albi, Louis Victor, Jr., PVT2

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Last Rank
Private (E-2)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Private (E-2)



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
Baltimore, MD

Casualty Date
Jan 21, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery - Baltimore, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34W 046

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Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Start Year
1968
End Year
1968

Description
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam Son 207 relieved the Khe Sanh Combat Base on 5 April and thereby opened Route 9 for the first time since August 1967. This operation not only severely restricted the North Vietnamese Army's use of western Quang Tri Province but also inflicted casualties on the remnants of two North Vietnamese divisions withdrawing from the area. This success was followed by a singular allied spoiling operation in the A Shau Valley, Operation DELAWARE-Lam Son. These two operations prevented the enemy from further attacking I Corps Tactical Zone population centers and forced him to shift his pressure to the III Corps Tactical Zone.

During the period 5-12 May 1968 the Viet Cong launched an offensive with Saigon as the primary objective. Friendly forces defended the city with great determination. Consequently Saigon was never in danger of being overrun. Small Viet Cong units that did manage to get into the outskirts were fragmented and driven out with great loss of enemy life. By the end of June 1968 friendly forces had decisively blunted the enemy's attacks, inflicted very heavy casualties, and hindered his ability to attack urban areas throughout the Republic of Vietnam. The enemy was forced to withdraw to his sanctuaries.

The strength of the U.S. Army in Vietnam reach a peak of nearly 360,000 men during this period.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1968
To Year
1968
 
Last Updated:
Aug 29, 2017
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

I Corps/29th Civil Affairs Company

 
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No Available Photos

  3772 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adams, John, LTC, (1966-2001)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Alvarez, Charles, SP 4, (1966-1968)
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